22 Feb
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Loading-Dock Sale

    MFA Shop

    The MFAH Shop opens the doors to the loading dock for a special sale. You'll discover regular merchandise at new prices, other items at temporary prices, and unbelievable last-chance finds. Stock up on heavily discounted[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the galleries during this informal program. Sharpen your observation skills, and have fun at the same time! An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Active Artists: A Closer Look at American Art”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    American Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) created works of art filled with bright colors and energetic lines. Visit the exhibition Line: Making the Mark to discover how artists use positive and negative space, contrasting colors, and[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. 

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Fancy Feasting”

    Beck Building

    The preparation, service, and consumption of food is a universal subject. This 20-minute tour examines food-related narratives in the art throughout cultures of the world. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery tours[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    What’s on View Today?

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and constantly changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on view in one visit—so take a 45-minute tour that highlights signature objects. These tours promise to[…]

  7. FILMS
    Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

    Law Building

    Dancer Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company form a motley troupe of flyers and crashers. Propelled by Streb’s edict that “anything too safe is not action,” these daredevils challenge the assumptions of art,[…]

24 Feb
Tue / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “What’s on View Today”

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and constantly changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on view in one visit—so take a 45-minute tour that highlights signature objects. These tours promise to[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Family Workshop “Malaysian Wayang Kulit Puppets”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Homeschool families are invited to a special performance and workshop with a visiting Malaysian shadow puppet troupe. Following a lively discussion of Malaysian Wayang Kulit puppets, families work with the performers to create their own[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Hearst Foundation Evening for Educators “Caravanserai: A Place Where Cultures Meet”

    Law Building

    Experience the mystical wonder of Malaysia’s ancient shadow puppetry tradition with “Wayang Kulit: The Shadow Play of Kelantan.” Discover the treasures of the Museum’s Indonesian gold collection and the cultural exchanges and influences between our[…]

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